Mark Thompson

Prominent set and costume designer. Mark’s work in the theatre has been recognised with two Critics’ Circle, five Olivier awards and nominated for seven Tony awards including most recently the Tony for Best Scenic and Costume Design for Tina: The Musical. His work on the stage productions of Mamma Mia!, Tina: The Musical and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, have garnered international critical acclaim and been global hits. 

His productions for the London West End and Broadway include God of Carnage (Ralph Fiennes), Bombay Dreams, Art (with Tom Courtney, Albert Finney, Ken Stott), La Bête (with Mark Rylance), One Man, Two Guvnors (with James Cordon), The Blue Room (with Nicole Kidman). His recent work includes Jack Absolute Flies Again (National Theatre) and The Southbury Child (The Bridge). His iconic production of Alan Bennett’s The Wind in the Willows was a National Theatre favourite that was brought back for several years.

His other theatrical credits include productions at the Royal Court Theatre, The Bridge, The National Theatre. He has also worked in the most prominent opera houses across the world, including the MET, La Scala, Sydney Opera House and the Royal Opera House.

After the success of the stage show of The Madness of George III at the National Theatre, Mark went on to design costumes for the film The Madness of King George, directed by Nicholas Hytner.